2011 TWIN Honoree Spotlight

27 Aug

The YWCA’s Tribute to Women of Influence (TWIN) event honors women who have made significant contributions to their fields, and recognizes those organizations that support such achievements. 2011 marks the 20th anniversary of TWIN. Leading up to this year’s September 15th event, we will highlight each of our 25 incredible TWIN Honorees. If you would like more information about the TWIN event, or would like to reserve a ticket, please visitwww.ywcaofasheville.org.

Jo Blaylock, Harrah’s Cherokee Casino and Hotel

Jo continually looks for new ways to mentor and provide resources for members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians to complete school, obtain internships, establish good jobs and build good careers.  In addition to her Human Resources work at Harrah’s, Jo serves on the Cherokee Investment Committee.  As a well known leader in the community, Jo works with various Tribal agencies. She is frequently sought out for her expertise and utilizes her HR team to educate and support whatever tribal entity that needs assistance.   Jo is a well respected member of the community and someone who is frequently sought out to consult with various groups.  Jo has cultivated a wide network to help provide the best possible resources to enrolled members.

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